Gamecocks finish eighth in both championships
Rutqvist, Jonsson advance to championship finals
Carolina achieves six NCAA provisional times, Miller finishes fifth on platform
Carolina posts five NCAA provisional times
Gamecock swimmers post four NCAA provisional qualifying times
2010-11 - Top sprinter for the Gamecocks...Had team's top time in 50 free (20.41) and second-best time in 100 free (45.13), both at SEC Championships...Helped 200 medley relay team set school record with time-trial of 1:28.14 at SEC Championships...Swam third leg of 400 free relay team at SEC meet (2:58.02)...Part of team's top 200 free relay (1:20.96)... All three relay times were NCAA `B' cuts...Second on the squad with a 56.62 in 100 breaststroke at SECs... All three individual top times were career-bests... Won 50 free at UNC Wilmington...Part of winning 400 FR team three times (WKU, Missouri, Kentucky/Charleston).
2009-10 - One of the team's top sprinters as a freshman... Had team's second-best 50 free time (20.79)... Was fourth-best in the 100 free (45.79)... Also had the third-best time in the 100 breast (57.69)... All three top times came at SEC Championships...Helped 400 FR team to NCAA `B' cut and 7th-place finish at SEC Championships (3:00.44)... Helped 400 MR team to event win at College of Charleston (3:57.16, SCM).
PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from Spring-Ford High School...Coach was Bob Sieracki...Team captain...Two-time all-state selection...Holds school records in 50 free, 100 free, 100 breast and 200 IM...Club team is Upper Mainline YMCA...Two-time qualifier for Junior Nationals...Four-time YMCA consolation finalist...Honor roll student.
PERSONAL - Full name is Andrew Thomas Seiler...Born Feb. 7, 1991...Parents are Ken and Vivian Seiler...Has one sister, Erin...Plans to major in geology...Chose South Carolina because of the fit with the coaches and the location...Picked the Gamecocks over offers from Miami (Ohio) and UNC-Wilmington.
|Seiler's Top Times|
|50 freestyle||20.26||2/16/12||SEC Championships||Knoxville, Tenn.|
|100 freestyle||44.70||2/18/12||SEC Championships||Knoxville, Tenn.|
|100 breaststroke||55.91||2/17/12||SEC Championships||Knoxville, Tenn.|